Regional Human Resources Partner US Non-profit Jobs – IntraHealth International

 

Job Title:    Regional Human Resources
Partner

Organisation: IntraHealth
International

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

 

About US:

IntraHealth
International is a global health nonprofit that has worked for 40 years in over
100 countries. We improve the performance of health workers and strengthen the
systems in which they work so that everyone everywhere has the health care they
need to thrive.

 

Job Summary: The
Regional Human Resources Partner implements practices and activities of the
Human Resources Management (HRM) Office in a portfolio of countries as
assigned, providing a full spectrum of HR services and programs linked to short
and long-term organizational needs and objectives. The individual will work
closely with IntraHealth Corporate Human Resources and Country Leadership
Team/s to support the achievement of organizational mission, goals, and
objectives through the development, implementation, and management of
activities to deliver HR capacity and infrastructure across projects
represented in the region. She/he serves as a consultant and provides day to
day guidance to country project HR staff and manage their work.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

General Support and
Employee Relations (35%)

·       Provide country office/project HR staff both
day-to-day operational support and advice on strategic initiatives to help
achieve the organization’s business objectives

·       Guides and supports employees and managers
across the employee life cycle.

·       Analyze, develop, maintain and ensure
compliance with HR policies, procedures and guidelines taking into account the
business needs

·       Act as a functional expert and liaison with
managers, advising and supporting them on relevant matters relating to HR

·       Support project HR staff in managing the New
Hire Orientation Program and oversee effective implementation.

·       Provides country/project HR staff and
managers HR policy guidance and interpretation.

·       Oversee field staff compliance/ethics
training and tracking and monitor of timesheet compliance.

·       Assist with the development and
implementation of HR policies, guidelines and procedures

·       Contributes to the overall HR organizational
effort by assisting other HR Partners and HR Teams as necessary to support a
high performing Human Resources work team

·       Understand and guide conversations
surrounding country laws with guidance of legal experts when needed

·       Ensure legal compliance by monitoring and
implementing applicable human resource requirements; conduct investigations;
maintaining records; represent the organization at hearings

·       Conduct exit interviews track trends and make
recommendations to HR Management

Compensation &
Benefits (20%)

·       Serves as local and regional point of contact
for compensation and benefits, participates in policy development and
implementation,

·       Act as a partner to the organization by
assisting managers and the Senior Manager of compensation in updating job
requirements and job descriptions for all positions in their designated
department or area

·       Collaborates with country/project HR staff to
determine salary offers based on approved salary scales, salary survey data for
new positions as well as internal equity to ensure competitiveness within the
local market

·       Maintain the organization’s pay philosophy by
exhibiting a working understanding of how pay is derived; explaining and
training on pay basics; assist in preparing pay budgets (if necessary);
monitoring and scheduling individual pay actions; recommending, planning, and
assisting with implementing pay structure revisions.

·       Support employee benefits programs by
exhibiting a working knowledge of the organization’s benefits and answering
basic questions.

Performance
Management (15%)

·       Provides consultation to managers on talent
development and performance management.

·       Ensure planning, monitoring, and appraisal of
employee work results by:

·       Training managers to coach and discipline
employees

·       Scheduling and participating in management
conferences with employees

·       Resolving employee grievances

·       Counseling employees and supervisors

·       Identifies training needs, manages and
conducts trainings on topics ranging from HR policies and procedures to
professional and leadership skill development

·       Coach and support Project HR staff and
managers on managing performance in the workplace.

·       Support Performance discussions and Reviews.

Recruiting (15%)

·       Work closely with the local HR Administrators
and Proposal Recruiters with regards to managing and overseeing recruiting
activities:

·       Job Description writing and banding

·       Salary determination for new hires

·       Personnel Action in Ultipro and issuing of
Employment Letters

·       Recruiting in support countries

·       Support country office/project start-up in
collaboration with the technical, program, and project teams

·       Ensures that hiring and employment practices
are in compliance with organizational and local standards

·       Act as a partner to the organization by
understanding the recruiting and interviewing process; counseling managers on
candidate selection.

·       Promote and support the organization’s
diversity efforts

Strategic
Partnering (15%)

·       Act as a strategic partner to the
organization by understanding mission, vision, values and organizational
direction, goals and objectives. Facilitates strategic organizational meetings
and provides advice to assigned organizational leadership.

·       Works closely with country office/ project
management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and
increase productivity and retention.

·       Maintain professional and technical knowledge
by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications;
establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.

·       Maintain employee engagement by being
actively involved in employee surveys and focus groups.

·       Support regional staff as an HR Partner
and/or mentor/train/coach local HR staff, as assigned.

·       Communicate organizational changes and
assists managers and employees, as needed.

·       Develop monthly/quarterly metrics to
strategically manage staff turnover.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       The ideal candidate for the IntraHealth
International Regional Human Resources Partner job should hold a Master’s
degree plus six (6) or more years of relevant experience; or Bachelor’s degree
plus eight (8) or more years of relevant experience in Human Resource
Management or similar field from an accredited university OR equivalent years
of experience.

·       Demonstrated experience working with HR
leadership to implement process improvements, policies and HR programs is
required.

·       2+ years international/multi-country HR
experience navigating employment laws, regulations, and HR best practices is
required.

·       2+ years administrator or advanced user
experience with a Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) is required.

·       Ability to legally work, without sponsorship,
in one of the following countries required: Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia, or
Tanzania

·       Must have demonstrated understanding of local
and assigned country’s Labor laws, Company Act, NGO Act and other relevant
laws.

·       Ability to gain the trust and confidence of
colleagues and to handle confidential matters discreetly and have experience in
conflict resolution.

·       Ability to competently assess priorities;
manage a variety of complex activities simultaneously in a time-sensitive
environment and meet competing deadlines.

·       Strong organizational skills and attention to
detail.

·       Excellent oral and written communication
skills in English and fluency in local languages; other languages strongly
preferred.

·       Demonstrated computer proficiencies,
including Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word, Excel, PowerPoint and
database management.

 

How to Apply:

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should send their online applications at the link below.

 

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